Britain Charged With Sex Assault On Children In Kenya

A man has been charged in the UK with sexual offences against two children in Kenya.

Legislation allowing UK nationals to be prosecuted for sexual offences committed abroad has been used to charge 54-year-old Simon Harris, of Pudleston, Leominster.

He is facing charges of attempted rape and sexual activity with a child, police have said. He was arrested at his home on Saturday.

It is understood that West Mercia Police and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) launched at joint investigation in the African state following information passed to them by Channel 4 News.

The investigation is ongoing.


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